Definitions for jangly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jan•gleˈdʒæŋ gəl(v.; n.)-gled, -gling

  1. (v.i.)to produce a harsh, discordant sound:

    coins jangling together.

  2. to speak angrily; wrangle.

  3. (v.t.)to cause to make a harsh, discordant, usu. metallic sound.

  4. to cause to become irritated or upset:

    loud noise that jangles the nerves.

  5. (n.)a harsh or discordant sound.

  6. an argument, dispute, or quarrel.

Origin of jangle:

1250–1300; ME < OF jangler < Gmc; cf. MD jangelen to haggle, whine

jan′gly(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jangling, jangly(adj)

    like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together

    "cowboys with jangling spurs"

Wiktionary

  1. jangly(Adjective)

    pertaining to something that jangles

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